Cahn, Edmond Nathaniel, 1906-1964

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.Edmond Cahn was the author of numerous publications including The Sense of Injustice (1949), The Moral Decision (1955), and The Edmond Cahn Reader (1966). Cahn was born January 17, 1906, in New Orleans, Louisiana. He received a bachelor of arts degree in 1925 and a doctor of jurisprudence degree in 1927 from Tulane University. He also received a doctor of laws degree from the Jewish Theological Seminary of America in 1962. After his admission to the Louisiana bar in 1927 and the New York bar in 1928, Cahn established a law firm in New York City and practiced law from 1927 to 1950. He extended his career interests to the field of education and taught at New York University in 1945, accepting a professorship of law in 1948. In 1958 and 1962 he lectured on the philosophy of law at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and on ethics at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America in 1961. From 1948 to 1951 he was the director of the Conference on Social Meaning of Legal Concepts. He was awarded the Phillips Prize in Jurisprudence by the American Philosophical Society in 1955. Cahn died August 9, 1964, in New York City.

From the description of Edmond Nathaniel Cahn papers, 1938-1990 (bulk 1949-1990). (New York University). WorldCat record id: 477182092

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referencedIn Frank, Jerome, 1889-1957. Jerome New Frank papers, 1918-1972 (inclusive), 1929-1957 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Brennan, William Joseph. William J. Brennan Papers, 1945-1998. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Brennan, William J. (William Joseph), 1906-1997. William J. Brennan papers, 1945-1998 (bulk 1956-1990). Library of Congress
referencedIn Leon J. Obermayer, papers, undated, 1913, 1919-1920, 1922, 1924-1930, 1932-1934, 1936-1973, 1976-1978 American Jewish Historical Society
referencedIn Hand, Learned, 1872-1961. Papers, 1840-1961 Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn Jerome New Frank papers, 1918-1972 (bulk 1929-1957) Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Jewish Theological Seminary of America. General Files. Records, 1902-1972. 1940-1972 (bulk). Ocean County College Library, OCC Library
creatorOf Fuller, Lon L. (Lon Luvois), 1902-1978. Papers, 1926-1977. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn Black, Hugo LaFayette, 1886-1971. Hugo LaFayette Black papers, 1883-1976 (bulk 1926-1971). Library of Congress
creatorOf Cahn, Edmond, 1906-1964. Edmond Nathaniel Cahn papers, 1938-1990 (bulk 1949-1990). Churchill County Museum
referencedIn Hocking, William Ernest, 1873-1966. William Ernest Hocking Papers, 1860-1979 Houghton Library
referencedIn Brant, Irving, 1885-1976. Irving Brant papers, 1910-1977 (bulk 1938-1975). Library of Congress
referencedIn Jerome New Frank papers, 1918-1972 (bulk 1929-1957) Yale University Library
referencedIn Hugo LaFayette Black Papers, 1883-1976, (bulk 1926-1971) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Fuller, Lon L. Lon L. Fuller papers. 1926-1977. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn Irving Brant Papers, 1910-1977, (bulk 1938-1975) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
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correspondedWith Black, Hugo LaFayette, 1886-1971. person
correspondedWith Brant, Irving, 1885-1976. person
correspondedWith Brennan, William J. (William Joseph), 1906-1997. person
associatedWith Frank, Jerome, 1889-1957. person
associatedWith Fuller, Lon L. (Lon Luvois), 1902-1978. person
associatedWith Hand, Learned, 1872-1961 person
correspondedWith Hocking, William Ernest, 1873-1966 person
associatedWith Jewish Theological Seminary of America. General Files. corporateBody
associatedWith Obermayer, Leon J., 1886-1984 person
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